hist100085To the committee on Senate Organization.
hist100015Senate Joint Resolution 28
Relating to: proclaiming May 2019 as Lyme Disease Awareness Month.
By Senators Tiffany, Bewley, Cowles, Darling, Larson, Marklein, Olsen, Ringhand, Risser, Schachtner and L. Taylor; cosponsored by Representatives Ott, Anderson, Ballweg, Duchow, Edming, Felzkowski, Hebl, Horlacher, Kulp, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Magnafici, Murphy, Mursau, L. Myers, Plumer, Pronschinske, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Sinicki, Shankland, Spiros, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tusler and Vruwink.
hist100086To the committee on Senate Organization.
Read first time and referred:
hist99661Senate Bill 187
Relating to: certification of abortion providers under the Medical Assistance program.
By Senators Stroebel, Craig, Bernier, Nass, Kapenga and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Dittrich, Tusler, Brooks, Duchow, Gundrum, Horlacher, Hutton, James, Katsma, Krug, Kulp, Kurtz, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Schraa, Sortwell, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Ballweg, Zimmerman, Edming, Skowronski and Snyder.
hist100074To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
hist99863Senate Bill 188
Relating to: regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
By Senators Testin, L. Taylor, Bernier, Bewley, Larson, Marklein, Cowles and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Kurtz, Considine, Krug, Kulp, Quinn, Kolste, L. Myers, Mursau, Novak, Plumer, Spreitzer, Tranel, VanderMeer, Vruwink, Brooks, Duchow, Knodl, B. Meyers, Oldenburg, Pope, Sargent, C. Taylor and Tusler.
hist100075To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
hist99864Senate Bill 189
Relating to: revocation of operating privilege for certain offenses related to operating while intoxicated.
By Senator Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representative Spiros.
hist100076To the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
hist99865Senate Bill 190
Relating to: driver school offices in private residences.
By Senators Kooyenga and Olsen; cosponsored by Representatives Zimmerman, Kulp, Brandtjen, Kuglitsch, Spiros and Knodl.
hist100077To the committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs.
hist99895Senate Bill 191
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain adoption expenses and modifying eligibility for the adoption expenses tax deduction.
By Senators Bernier, Carpenter, Jacque, Johnson, LeMahieu, Nass, Olsen, Stroebel and Wanggaard; cosponsored by Representatives Rohrkaste, Doyle, Allen, Anderson, Dittrich, Duchow, Horlacher, Knodl, Kulp, Mursau, L. Myers, Neylon, Novak, Ohnstad, Plumer, Pronschinske, Quinn, Schraa, Shankland, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Spiros, Spreitzer, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler, VanderMeer, Vining, Wichgers and Zimmerman.
hist100078To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
hist99921Senate Bill 192
Relating to: sales and use tax exemptions for precious metals and cryptocurrency.
By Senators Stroebel and Craig; cosponsored by Representatives Sortwell, Wichgers, Zimmerman, Schraa, Quinn, Brandtjen, Murphy, Skowronski, Gundrum and Brooks.
hist100079To the committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions.
hist99947Senate Bill 193
Relating to: using an electronic voting machine to cast a vote with an in-person absentee ballot and providing a penalty.
By Senators Craig, L. Taylor, Johnson, Kooyenga, Nass, Carpenter, Wanggaard, Kapenga, Jacque, Larson, Wirch and Stroebel; cosponsored by Representatives Brandtjen, Brooks, Dittrich, Duchow, Horlacher, Hutton, Knodl, Krug, Macco, L. Myers, Pronschinske, Sinicki, Tittl, Wichgers, Edming, Kuglitsch, Skowronski, Quinn, Kulp, Ramthun, Considine, Fields, Riemer and Allen.
hist100080To the committee on Elections, Ethics and Rural Issues.
hist99948Senate Bill 194
Relating to: funding for joint programming between the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the Oneida Tribe and making an appropriation.
By Senators Cowles, L. Taylor, Bernier and Kooyenga; cosponsored by Representatives Macco, Ballweg, Mursau, Nygren, Skowronski, Steffen and Steineke.
hist100081To the committee on Universities, Technical Colleges, Children and Families.
hist99949Senate Bill 195
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty.
By Senators Testin, Wanggaard, Olsen, Johnson and Marklein; cosponsored by Representatives Krug, VanderMeer, Ballweg, Kulp, Dittrich, Mursau, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Bowen, Spiros, Shankland, Subeck and Tittl.
hist100082To the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
hist99950Senate Bill 196
Relating to: revolving loan funds administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority for certain activities of paper mills, a paper science grant, and making an appropriation.
By Senator Hansen; cosponsored by Representatives Stuck, Gruszynski, Bowen, Considine, Shankland, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Subeck, C. Taylor and Tusler.
hist100083To the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Trade.
hist99951Senate Bill 197
Relating to: entering into an agreement among the states to elect the president of the United States by means of a national popular vote.
By Senators Hansen, Wirch, Larson and Miller; cosponsored by Representatives Hebl, Neubauer, Anderson, Brostoff, Crowley, Doyle, Emerson, Hesselbein, Ohnstad, Sinicki, Spreitzer, Stubbs, Stuck and C. Taylor.
hist100084To the committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations.
Petitions and Communications
State of Wisconsin
Office of the Governor
April 30, 2019
The Honorable, the Senate:
The following bill(s), originating in the Senate, have been approved, signed and deposited in the office of the Secretary of State:
Bill Number   Act Number   Date Approved
hist100097Senate Bill 13   2   April 30, 2019
hist100095Senate Bill 19   1   April 30, 2019
Pursuant to s. 35.095 (1)(b), Wisconsin Statutes, the following 2019 Act(s) have been published:
Act Number   Bill Number   Publication Date
hist100096Wisconsin Act 1   19   May 1, 2019
hist100098Wisconsin Act 2   13   May 1, 2019
State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
April 30, 2019
The Honorable, the Senate:
Pursuant to Wis. Stats. §13.685 (7), we are providing the enclosed information. Please visit the Wisconsin Ethics Commission’s Eye on Lobbying website, https://lobbying.wi.gov, for more detailed information about lobbyists, lobbying principals (organizations), and state agency liaisons.
Brooks, Bryan   Citizens for Responsible Pet Ownership
Brooks, Bryan   eBay, Inc.
Fitzgerald, Jeff   Citizens for Responsible Pet Ownership
Foti, Steven   Network for Innovation in Senior Care
Maisch, Kim   Cigna Corporate Services, LLC
O'Meara, Jack   WiSolve Consulting Group
Sias, Brynn   AFSCME International Union
Timberlake, Karen   Network for Innovation in Senior Care  
Referrals and Receipt of Committee Reports Concerning Proposed Administrative Rules
The joint committee for review of Administrative Rules reported and recommended:
Relating to the definition of veterinary medical surgery, and affecting small business.